Border Collie/Australian Cattle Dog
Picture of Merlin, a male Border Collie/Australian Cattle Dog

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Age: 6 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 26-50 lbs

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Merlybird, Dummy

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

Quick Bio:
-mutt-dog rescue

Gotcha Date:
August 10th 2011

February 1st 2011

Running, stinky nature smells, eviscerating stuffies, lazing in front of the wood stove

Favorite Toy:
Kong Wubba, JW Ruffians Chicken

Favorite Food:
Bully sticks! He does a happy dance every time he gets one

Favorite Walk:
Off-leash, off-trail adventures in the woods

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Arrival Story:
A month after I graduated from college, my family dog, a twelve pound, 14-year-old poodle/schnauzer mix (probable) with a goofy underbite and relentless love for tennis balls, passed away in my arms. I was devastated and left with a big hole in my heart where a dog is supposed to be. A few months later, I visited a local shelter and met six-month-old, wild child Merlin. I applied to adopt him that day, and took him home about a week later, my first "all mine" dog. Merlin and his littermates were rescued from euthanasia at a North Carolina pound by Father John's Animal House, a no-kill shelter in New Jersey.

Merlin appears to be some sort of herding/bully mix. He is an ankle nipper, insatiably curious, occasionally frustrating to the point of tears, and finally, a great big cuddlebug, which of course makes up for everything else.

Forums Motto:
Mischief Managed

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I've Been On Dogster Since:
September 27th 2011 More than 5 years!

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